Oral tradition and Matthew

Harold R. Holmyard III hholmyard at ont.com
Fri Feb 9 21:00:47 EST 2001

Dear Ausra,

It seems that you are right about Rahab not being mentioned as the mother
of Boaz in the OT. Thanks for the good observation.

				Harold Holmyard

>It's quit possible that in the "Mathew" text there are
>some traces of Oral Jewish traditions that we know
>from Targumim. For example that very fact, that Rahaba
> was included in genealogia of Jesus. In Hebrew text
>Rahaba is not mentioned as mother of Boaz, is it?

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